Volumes of export supplies of agricultural products from Ukraine amounted to 8.6 billion dollars
Over the first half of 2018, the volume of export supplies of food reached a level of $ 8.6 billion, which is 2% less than the indicators for the same period last year.
Such information was provided by the Institute of Agrarian Economics.
It should be added that the percentage of agricultural products in the volume of supplies is more than 37% for the indicated period.
Export supplies of agricultural products include cereals, oilseeds and products of their processing in the form of fats and oils (the supply of sunflower oil predominates). And the total share of agricultural products, taking into account the products of processing, is 88%.
Also, it should be noted that during this period, some products have increased in kind, namely, exports of peas totaled 54 thousand tons, while in the same period last year, pea exports amounted to 1 thousand tons.
It should be recalled that over the first six months of 2018, Ukraine imported foodstuffs worth $ 2.6 billion, which exceeds the same indicator for the previous year by 23%.